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How to disrupt a nonprofit board (and how not to stand in the way) purpose

Feb. 3, 2020 11:30 am

How to disrupt a nonprofit board (and how not to stand in the way)

Urban Tree Connection's board disruption included eliminating the geographic disconnect between the board and those they served; completely changing the board recruitment approach, and acknowledging the political context of the organization's mission.
Sarah Yeung is focused on building community around conversation in Chinatown people

Jan. 29, 2020 8:42 am

Sarah Yeung is focused on building community around conversation in Chinatown

The consultant’s work with the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation prioritizes the community's voice in the fight against gentrification.
These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors people

Jan. 2, 2020 12:40 pm

These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors

LISC Philadelphia’s Community Connectors Program and Institute trains residents who are employed by participating community-based organizations in North Philadelphia and West Philadelphia.
Barnes Foundation’s virtual reality program combines high-tech gadgets with low-tech community building purpose

Sep. 30, 2019 11:30 am

Barnes Foundation’s virtual reality program combines high-tech gadgets with low-tech community building

"It’s a way to go into communities, meet them where they are, invite them into the museum, and then encourage them to come back," says Ana Gamboa, the museum's special project coordinator.
15 deserving nonprofits want you to vote for them — now purpose

Jul. 10, 2019 2:04 pm

15 deserving nonprofits want you to vote for them — now

The public voting phase of Philadelphia Foundation's Key to Community grants runs through July 26.
PA Humanities Council helps communities reclaim their stories purpose

Jun. 13, 2019 10:41 am

PA Humanities Council helps communities reclaim their stories

PHC is a resource for cities like Chester and Carlisle to tell their stories through art and discussion.
Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly results

Apr. 18, 2019 10:51 am

Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly

The initiative was piloted in Philadelphia in 2015 with $11 million in support from Knight and the William Penn Foundation.
My Philly Neighbor: Why Hestonville’s Juanita Acree encourages civic engagement people

Feb. 14, 2019 10:31 am

My Philly Neighbor: Why Hestonville’s Juanita Acree encourages civic engagement

The community leader organizes block parties, feeds the hungry and encourages neighbors to register to vote.
My Philly Neighbor: Meet Germantown civic leader Marie-Monique Marthol people

Feb. 7, 2019 5:05 pm

My Philly Neighbor: Meet Germantown civic leader Marie-Monique Marthol

In this first edition of a Broke in Philly-adjacent reporting series about unsung community leaders, the Pomona Cherokee Civic Council's president describes people as the neighborhood's greatest resource.
NKCDC is incorporating trauma-informed practices into its community development work method

Jan. 29, 2019 2:13 pm

NKCDC is incorporating trauma-informed practices into its community development work

A two-year training project supported by the Kresge Foundation will help the Kensington nonprofit improve its housing counseling, economic development and community engagement services.

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